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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Heartfelt Creations Hidden Door Gatefold

Good morning!
I have a fun gatefold today and inside a surprise hidden door
with a message for the recipient.

HCD1-7253        Candy Cane Cottage Die
HCD1-7254        Merry Moments Die
HCD1-7255        Seasons of Glee Die
HCPC-3884        Candy Cane Cottage Stamp Set
HCPC-3885        Merry Moments Stamp Set
HCPC-3886        Seasons of Glee Stamp Set
HCDP1-2105     Candy Cane Cottage Paper Collection
HCD1-7252       Starry Night Decorative Die
HCD1-7256        Heart of Joy Decorative Die
HCD1-7244       Elements of Home Die
HCPC-3880        Elements of Home Stamp Set
HCD1-7201       Tickets and Tags Die
HCD1-7120       Fleur Border Basics Die
352854              Metal Tip for Adhesive
159951              Dries White Adhesive
159723              Dries Clear Adhesive
PGM15015       Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear
85-glitter          Crystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter
TSMP900          Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
RACP669           Viridian Archival Ink
RACP399            Carnation Red Archival Ink Pad

Other Products:
White cardstock, White Liquid Applique, 3M Foam Tape, Copic Markers: RV00, RV10, RV02, RV55, R21, R14, R29, YG05, YG17, BG11, BG13, B00, B02, B12, B24, Y11, Y15, Y38, YR04, C2, C3, C5, C7, BV20, ribbon, Nuvo Crystal Glaze.

Card size: 6 X 6 1/2".  Score 12 X 6  white cardstock at 3” and 9”  Cut another piece of white cardstock 5 7/8” X 6”.  Cut 2 pieces of blue snowflake sky paper 2 7/8” X 6” and one 5 7/8” X 6” blue snowflake sky paper for the inside of card.  Cover the 6 X 5 7/8 white cardstock with the blue paper then die cut a tag in the center but not all the way cut, stop about 1/2” from the bottom of tag (place top cutting plate at the point where you want it to stop cutting).  Punch 1/16” holes at the top of tag “door” and above the opening about 5/8”.  Insert 2 brads, one in each hole.  Place small rubber band under top brad and add a bit of glue to keep it in place, this will act as a closure when pulled over the bottom brad.  In the center of the card base glue a decorative penguin pond scene that will show when the “door” is open.  Cut 2 Starry Night Decorative die borders, glue 1 to the card base center and cut the other 1 in half then glue 1 half to each side (glue these borders on before gluing paper on so that bottom edges of border are sandwiched in-between).

Glue the door panel to the card base center leaving the door free to open and close.  Glue the 2 7/8 X 6” blue sky panels to the 2 inside 3 X 6” card panels.  Cut 2 pieces of red and white candy stripe paper 2 7/8 X 6” to cover front two 3 X 6” card base panels.

Cut 2 Heart of Joy Decorative dies (outside die) from white cardstock and cut 2 Heart of Joy Decorative dies (inside part of die) out of white, glue sets together.  Cut 2 pieces of white cardstock 3 X 2” and tear the top.  Glue to the bottom of red stripe paper.  Glue one Heart of Joy die cut to each 3” candy stripe panel with curve facing in toward center.  Cut 2 Fleur Border Basic “hills” out of white cardstock make a small slit in each hill to insert large candy cane then glue 1 to each side of the inside of card.  Cut a piece of white cardstock 12 X 1 1/2" then tear the top edge and glue it to the bottom of card (when gluing hills and ground snow, cut where the score lines are so that they don’t interfere with the fold).

Stamp cottage X 2, skier, sled penguins, carolers, fence X 2 and strands of Christmas lights using black.  Stamp trees X 3 using Veridian and stamp candy canes large and small, skis and sled runners using Red. Die cut and color all pieces.  Die cut extra cottage snowy roof then use Dries White Adhesive on it and glitter with Ultrafine Transparent.  Add Liquid Applique to furry parts of all hats and heat to puff up.  Add Dries White to snow on trees and snowballs then glitter.  Add Nuvo Crystal Glaze to lights.

To decorate: Outside-Glue white ribbon under cottage before gluing cottage to left side only of the front “gates”.  Pop up fence and small candy canes over the cottage on left side.  One right side pop up small section of fence and candy canes to card. Randomly glitter outside with Dries Clear and Ultrafine Transparent glitter.

Inside: Insert large candy canes, 1 on each side of inside through slits in hills (the candy canes are “poles” for the Christmas lights).  Glue strands of lights to top of card between candy canes.  Glue skier going downhill on the left side and sled on the left and center bottom along with 1 tree.  Glue another tree on the right side of center next to door and glue 1 of the carolers in front of the tree.  Glue the other 3 carolers and the last tree on the right side bottom of card.  Close door and secure with rubber band.  Randomly glitter sky with Dries Clear and Ultrafine Transparent glitter.  Add more snow to ground using Dries White and Ultrafine Glitter also add a little bit to slits and the bottom of candy canes.
Wrap ribbon around the card and tie it closed at the side.

Thanks for visiting today!!

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 New King James Version (NKJV)

19 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? 20 For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body [a]and in your spirit, which are God’s.

1 comment:

Patricia Manhire said...

This is such a beautiful card and I love how you have put the tag in the back!